Monthly Archives: October 2011

Slate Fireplace Surround

A slate fireplace surround forms an integral part of a modern fireplace that is constituted of slate tiles. There are quite a few variations available with fireplace surrounds from rustic to modern or from ornate to simple ones. The area … Continue reading

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Original fireplaces

A fireplace functions as an architectural structure that is used to enclose a fire for heating purpose and historically was used for cooking. Fireplaces have occupied a central position in almost every sophisticated household in the countries having a cold … Continue reading

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Georgian Fireplaces – The Focal Point of a Room

Even nowadays, having a fireplace in your house is a very interesting and eye-catching fact. This is the reason why so many people still enjoy seeing an 18th century Georgian fireplace. The Georgian fireplace is one of the most wonderful … Continue reading

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Edwardian fireplaces – Choosing the Perfect Antique Fireplace

Edwardian fireplaces were made of cast iron throughout the Edwardian epoch. Most of them had a frame made of cast iron on each of its sides and the mantelpiece was made of painted wood. Before the Edwardian epoch, the canopy … Continue reading

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Art nouveau fireplace

Tiles with a deep and glistening glaze, hand-painted and polished to perfection – these are none but the magnificent Art Nouveau tiles. The period of 1910 saw the emergence of this high-quality art of creating such marvellous tiles from the … Continue reading

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Fireplace Restoration, challenges and Pitfalls

Renovation is a fine art whereby a skilled tradesman must restore an antique fireplace or antique fire surround back to its former glory and when done right, can have stunning results. When purchasing a antique fireplace for renovation or considering … Continue reading

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Art deco fireplace

Art deco fireplaces are smooth and sleek and created with curved or sweeping lines while enhancing it with intense or saturated colours. Art deco fireplaces come in almost any existent colour and it is a great advantage to compliment it … Continue reading

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Why Choose Fireplace Antiques?

There are hundreds of Antique Fireplaces retailers out there, but what the difference is between bob your local Fireplace Antiques dealer and a quality Antique Fireplaces Dealer like Fireplace Antiques is what we want to educate about. The many factors … Continue reading

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Cast iron fireplaces – the Usability for Home Owners

Victorian fireplaces are still a very stylish idea, especially if it has a thriving fire on cold nights during winter. This is the main reason why some of them are still used even after their Victorian epoch. Furthermore, there are … Continue reading

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